The Florida Education Association (FEA) says more than 450,000 students may head back to school without a full-time teacher in place.  FEA Vice President Carole Gauronskas says COVID is partially to blame for many teachers retiring early and students not pursuing the field. “Ask the scientists, ask the doctors, and ask the educators what it […]

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This is a new segment to my blog. After reading various posts and talking to both substitutes and teachers about concernns in the classroom – I thought I would share my experience. I hold two Master Degrees – after leaving the world of healthcare I embarked on education. It was the best move I have […]

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An Ohio police chief has resigned after he was reportedly caught putting a Ku Klux Klan sign on a black officer’s desk. Anthony Campo, the chief of the Sheffield Lake Police Department, was caught on CCTV putting a piece of paper with “Klu Klux Klan” written on it, according to reports. He also laid out […]

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With everything going on in the news today, it can be frightening for young people. Here are a few tips to help your child understand/navigate the news. Find Out What Your Child Already Knows     Ask your kids questions to see if they know about a current event. For school-age kids and teens, you can […]

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 The ups and downs of the global economy have sent more learners back to school to retool or add credentials to their résumé. Additionally, we all have experienced the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. Online learning allows learners to address their professional development needs at a time and in a manner that may be more […]

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Here we are in the middle of a pandemic and the Federal Government couldn’t put together a detailed plan for re-opening schools nor have they presented any updates since school has re-opened. It appears each state is on their own to devise ways and means to combat education during this time in our lives. While […]

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Young Scholars Summer Program in Biostatistics and Medical Research For Students Entering Grades 11 and 12 • July 9-20, 2018 In collaboration with clinical researchers, biostatisticians at the Yale Center for Analytical Sciences (YCAS) design research studies and use statistical methods to address critical problems in medicine and public health. Our YCAS Young Scholars intensive […]

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Perkins Funding Their Mission The mission of Career and Technical Education (CTE) in Connecticut is to provide educational opportunities for all students for academic and skill attainment and career development, as life-long learners, leading to postsecondary education and/or employment in a dynamic, technological, and global economy. CTE Fact Sheet For 2017 Great program, so why wasn’t Connecticut […]

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Wiretapping, Healthcare, Lies, Journalism, talk, talk and more talk.  The radio, TV, Sirius XM, Twitter and Facebook are all alive and jumping from one Trump story to the next.  Between his Tweets and Fact Finding reality TV has become a thing of the past.  The question that is overwhelmingly  at the front of my brain […]

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Be very careful when you go out on the streets after dark. Yesterday at around 8:30 p.m. a guy wearing a black hoodie pulled out a pair of scissors on me. Luckily, I had enough agility and I pulled out a rock because if I would have pulled out paper… he would have won. Good […]

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WASHINGTON/BEIRUT, Feb 5 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeal court late on Saturday denied a request from the U.S. Department of Justice to immediately restore a immigration order from President Donald Trump barring citizens from seven mainly Muslim countries and temporarily banning refugees. The court ruling dealt a further setback to Trump, who has denounced the […]

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It’s that time again In 2017, Charlotte Metro will award twelve $2,000 Herman Hoose Scholarships to student-members of the credit union. Applicants must be graduating from high school in the current school year and enroll in an institution of higher learning in the fall of the same year. Interested? Learn more and download the application. […]

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The purpose of this program authorized by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), is to assist State educational agencies (SEAs) in reforming and improving their systems for personnel preparation and professional development in early intervention, educational, and transition services in order to improve results for children with disabilities. The Federal Government is in the […]

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When a nation becomes possessed with a spirit of commercial greed, beyond those just and fair limits set by a due regard to a moderate and reasonable degree of general and individual prosperity, it is a nation possessed by the devil of commercial avarice

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Amazon and the U.S. Department of Labor have signed an agreement to create a registered apprenticeship program to train veterans for tech jobs at the online.. Source: Amazon is creating an apprenticeship program to train veterans for tech jobs

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Social Media is NOT the cause of the fights in school and anyone who thinks so needs to be either re-educated or leave the institutions of Academia and make room for folks who are not afraid of the… Source: Do You Have 2 Hours a Year to #Mentor #BlackStudents…

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Social Media is NOT the cause of the fights in school and anyone who thinks so needs to be either re-educated or leave the institutions of Academia and make room for folks who are not afraid of the “Boards” and are willing to go the distance

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I heard a great story recently — I love telling it — of a little girl who was in a drawing lesson. She was six, and she was at the back, drawing, and the teacher said this girl hardly ever paid attention, and in this drawing lesson, she did. The teacher was fascinated. She went […]

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A substitute teacher in Michigan said she was fired Friday because she said the word “vagina” when discussing historical intrepretions of art.

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“We are deeply concerned and disturbed by the actions of the Hartford Board of Education, for systematically divesting in schools located in the north-end; leaving our students and families ill-equipped to compete educationally,” Ansari wrote.

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Teaching – what a wonderful profession, a teacher gets the privilege of shaping the “minds” of the future. What a powerful profession to have the ability to make or break a student’s mind and/or emotional welfare one grade at a time. I watched a group of first grade students fall apart, break down and begin to cry at the thought of being reprimanded for their behavior. This same scenario was true for a group of 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th graders. There is a classroom management technique known as “the walk of shame” in this writer’s opinion.

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  Administrative Opportunities in Health Care – in the Charlotte, NC area, positions are filling up quickly!!! Please forward your resume today if you are interested to http://www.thewilliamsongroupllc@gmail.com   References: Perfect Interview Answers | Interview Success Formula. (n.d.). Retrieved August 05, 2016, Source: Employment Opportunity – Charlotte, NC

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Megyn Kelly claims (According to Cosmopolitan) she was sexually harassed over a decade ago by Roger Ailes the Chairman and CEO of FOX. She claims the harassment began when she was a new correspondent with the network. Kelly the “bucking anchor” according to Variety said in a post on June 22, 2015 , “Megyn Kelly […]

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Have you ever been called a “winch” or a “hoe”? I have often heard Black women refer to each other as winches, hoes, and bitches.  The terms sound much like a term of endearment, a term which defines their friendship as very close.  Black women can, have and will refer to their friends as bitches, […]

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  Over the past few weeks, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed 124 bills and vetoed six. He also used his constitutional authority Thursday to veto $22.5 million from the $19.76 billion state budget. The second bill Malloy vetoed Thursday would have reclassified as independent contractors all coaches and referees working with an organized athletic […]

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  The first patent for ballpoint pens was issued on October 30, 1888, to a man named John Loud. Using a very small steel ball, held together by a socket, he tried, unsuccessfully, to create such a writing device. Unfortunately, his efforts failed miserably and without being able to foresee a commercial use for his […]

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